verb (used without object), strove [strohv] /stroʊv/ or strived, striv·en [striv-uhn] /ˈstrɪv ən/ or strived, striv·ing.
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History tells us nothing concerning Kado the Striver, but it is most unlikely that he is a mere figment of popular imagination.
Mr. Campbell's striver after the higher life who got dead drunk last night is brother to the savage.The Land's End|W. H. Hudson
Among them was Kado the Striver, who stood there gravely leaning on his iron pitchfork.
Alas for the difference between the striver after liberty and the sitter in the goddess's chair!Uruguay|W. H. Koebel
I fear I will never be the great lawyer—but the striver, yes, always.The Crisis, Complete|Winston Churchill